Smith's uncanny emotive communication ability through her instrument
has made her a highly sought after musician and artist. A gifted
vocalist and singer/songwriter, Rhonda is one of musics greatest
treasures today. As an innovative musician and visionary, she has
sparked several genres of music (jazz/funk/rock) and she has electrified
the stage with acts to include Jeff Beck and Prince.
| The Everlasting Now | Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2002
A chance meeting
with Sheila E. at a music convention in Germany opened the doors
to Rhonda Smith's lengthy tenure with his Royal Badness, Prince.
She has also performed with Chaka Khan, Beyonce, T. I., Erykah Badu,
Lee Ritenour, Patti Labelle, Rachel Farrell, and George Clinton.
Ms Smith has been featured in numerous music videos, and has appeared
on the covers of Bass Player and Bassics magazines including stints
with The Martin Short Show and The Wayne Brady Show. She has 3 Platinum
Plaques on her wall and in 2004 played for 1.4 million attendees
over 88 sold-out dates on Prince's wildly successful Musicology
Ms Smith is
member of all-girl super group, C.O.E.D. and her own band, Rhonda
Smith and Karma Deuce. Watch and hear the explosive bass solo from
Rhonda Smith with Jeff Beck on YouTube here
Ms Smith is
guest of studioexpresso and will be a speaker at TEC Tracks panel